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27th Annual Spring Run in Nevada City Success

Over 200 runners and walkers took to  he roads and trails outside of Nevada City on Saturday morning. The 27th Annual Spring Run 5 and 10 K runs and a 5 K walk, sponsored by the United Methodist Church,  was a success. The hilly and beautiful course presented some challenges but the participants were all happy to be there. Event Co-Director Marianne Boyer says the money raised by the Spring Run goes to support a number of good causes.

Click here to listen to Marianne Boyer
Click here to listen to Marianne Boyer

One effort of particular interest is support for victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings.
Click here to listen to Marianne Boyer

Instead of the traditional t-shirt for participating in the run, the participants received a healthy tomato plant to begin their vegetable gardens.

The Spring Run is the second race in the Gold Country Grand Prix. The next race is the Community 5&10K on May 18 sponsored by Twin Cities Church in Grass Valley.

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